There are quite a few news coming from F8, Facebook annual developer conference that started on 25th March in San Francisco. In the last year, Facebook developer community doubled in size, and there are now hundreds of thousands of developers working with Facebook around the world – with more than 70% outside the United States.
A video player that can be embedded onto other sites – users will now be able to embed a video hosted on Facebook on their site, before the only way was was to link to Facebook page or share it through the platform itself which most users were not happy about.
Spherical Video Coming to News Feed — Previewing an immersive, 360-degree video experience in News Feed that lets you choose the viewing angle to explore your surroundings.
Messenger Platform — Introducing a new way for apps to integrate with Messenger so people can better express themselves with GIFs, photos, videos, audio clips and more. For developers, this means more opportunities for growth and engagement.
For more details on all the products announced you can check Facebook Developer Blog